HSSE Manager

Last Updated: 6th May 2018 (over 4 years ago)



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Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

English, French


Career Profile:
A highly organised, experienced and honest professional person with a total of 37 years of multi - disciplined experiences in Engineering, Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) management with large Industrial companies, UK Military and Government Agencies throughout the world. The last 15 years involved in the oil and gas industry for BP, Statoil, First Calgary Petroleum (FCP), Winter shall , Tullow and Unaoil / Dietsmann on live Operational onshore Drilling sites, Pipeline routes, processing plants and brown field civil sites in hostile desert locations of Algeria, Libya, Kenya and Iraq.

Key skills / strengths:
• Leadership – Well developed leadership skills in various businesses
• Communications - Excellent communicator with experience presenting to royalty, political figures, senior corporate management and Government agencies.
• Languages - Can speak French to a reasonable standard with a small amount of Spanish and Arabic.
• Strong analytical and information gathering skills
• Self motivated, pro active person with relentless drive and determination.
• Able to work as part of a team in adverse and isolated conditions with limited resources.
• Excellent teacher, tutor and mentor with a friendly sense of humour to the local population and highly experienced in the development of local National staff.


Medicine in Remote Areas (MIRA)

   Aug 2016
— Aug 2016

Radiation Supervisor

   Feb 2014
— Feb 2014

Stonebridge Colledge
Environmental Waste Management

   Jun 2012
— Nov 2012

NEEBOSH Certificate

   Jan 2012
— May 2012

Stonebridge Colledge
Safety Management

   Jun 2010
— Nov 2010

City and Guilds
Graduateship in Leadership and Management

   Jan 2008
— May 2012

Explosive Engineers
Explosive safety officer

   Jan 1998
— Apr 1998

UK Military
Education for protion to Warrent Officer

   Jun 1997
— Jul 1997

City and Guilds
Marine Plumng and Coppersmith Work Apprenticeship

   Jul 1979
— Jul 1984


Liaison Coordinator

   Jun 2016
— Current

• Liaison with the Sonnatrach security and Algerian military to give assurance to the JV management.
• Quality assurance and control of the day to day security on the gas facility.

Unaoil / Dietsnn JV
HSSE Manager

   Apr 2015
— Apr 2016

• Overseeing the HSE day to day activities of the maintenance team in the field of Rumaila, Basra, Iraq.
• Providing support and assurance to the client’s field managers and project director.
• Support contractor safety management activities and oversee the Safety Management Systems.
• Ensures that all ROO rules are implemented on site and that all are trained adequately to enable compliance. Reports the success and challenges of this program to the project director.
• Analyses HSE performance through inspections and audits as well as surveys actively to implement KPI’s and seek improvements in the HSEMS.
• Developed a positive HSE culture by creating dynamic HSE incentive schemes and educating the workforce on the importance of HSE.
• Manages all HSE personnel at the project level, collecting, summarising and presenting the information to the project director.
• Liaises with ROO HSE representatives to ensure the project follows all new ROO requirements as well as any legislative amendments that may come into force.
• Established an active lead role in incident investigations, HSE meetings, sub-contractor HSE forums, emergency planning and testing, HSE training plans and HSE procedures as and when required.
• Provides a development program to aid in the training and professional development of the National Iraqi HSE officers.

Tullow OIl
EHS Advisor Civils

   Aug 2014
— Mar 2015

• Delivering Quality Assurance and quality control in the building of an 800 man accommodation camp, airfield and working area’s for the Integrated Support Base.
• Provide support and identification of EHS hazards and layers of protection to prevent accidents.

HSE Supervisor Drilling

   Sep 2012
— Jun 2014

• Providing day to day operational and technical support and advice to ISO standards for Wintershall on the drilling and work over sites. QA/QC to the local Egyptian Drilling Company (EDC)
• Developed, rejuvinated and overseen all drilling HSE activities.

BP / Statoil
HSSE Supervisor Emergency Management

   Apr 2001
— Aug 2012

• Maintaining and implementing the standards and procedures to the 800 local personnel on the Central Processing Facility (CPF), LNG Plant and drilling sites in the remote Sahara location.
• Part of the Incident management Team at the In Amenas central processing facility.
• Member of the Emergency Response and Crisis Management Teams in Algiers.
• Attend the oil and gas meetings in Algiers along with the different Embassy representatives and evaluate the safety and security status for future analysis.

UK Military
Explosive safety officer

   Feb 1986
— Apr 2001

• Achieved a non-commissioned officer rank of Staff Sergeant in the SAS and a shadow rank of Sergeant Major in the Parachute Regiment.
• Developed, Consulted and advised government agencies on techniques, training and drills related to their specific needs, including the management of safety while using explosives during live firing.

Sunderland Shipbuilders
Pipefitter Supervisor

   Jul 1979
— Mar 1986

• Served a 5 year apprenticeship with Sunderland Shipbuilders, measuring, constructing, bending, welding and fabricating pipe work to a very high standard for the ships engine room.
• Supervisor of a large team working in the engine room and holds in the large vessels.

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